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Eastern Elegance the Showcase

Well, I’ve struggled like bilio to make use of this paper for smaller projects. Not because I don’t like it, but because some of the patterns are on the large size.

I love the colours, and love the patterns, but as I said, it’s been a struggle. So, I have been determined to use this paper once a week in a bid to love it a little more.

Pootles Stampin Up UK Eastern Elegance Showcase 2

 

And I think I may have pitched this card just about right.

I hope…

I simply made a Coastal Cabana Cardstock card blank, layered on a piece of the Eastern Elegance Paper with some Whisper White cardstock below it, wrapped the matching Smoky Slate Chevron Ribbon across the join to mask the middle.

Pootles Stampin Up UK Eastern Elegance Showcase

 

I decided to have a simple sentiment, so I took one from the Happy Day stamp set which is featured in the Eastern Elegance Suite section of the catalogue, stamping it with Coastal Cabana Ink, then I decided to pull out my markers, after this post was so popular and did a blended look across the Mosaic Madness stamp along the bottom.

It’s clean and simple, but shows off the paper oh so well!

Do you have a paper that you love but struggle to use?

Sam x

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